ELK.M BEARING CHANGING AND TROUBLESHOOTING IN GERMANY, BREMEN

Alatas ServiceField Service
Workshop Repairs
LocationEMEA, Germany, Bremen
Equipment TypeShip Cranes

BACKGROUND

Alatas Turkey technicians were contacted for crane troubleshooting. The Alatas Turkey technicians traveled to Germany, Bremen and attended the vessel to repair. They checked the spare parts for the electric motor. They removed and replaced the damaged parts. After the replacement and repair, they made the assembly and disassembly. Then the technicians made both crane brake settings and controls. They tested with equipment weighing 3 T together with two cranes. The crane successfully lifted the load and there was no leakage in its brakes.

ALATAS’ SOLUTION

Alatas Turkey technicians completed all necessary examinations to assess the vessel. After this, they conducted further maintenance.

Job scope

Alatas technicians traveled the Bremen to board the vessel. They had a meeting with the chief engineer. They checked the spare parts for the electric motor. They determined that the new brake set came in smaller than the original dimensions, additionally, the second crane hoisting electric motor transmission oil was drained.

Alatas Turkey technicians removed the back cover and replaced the bearing. They completed the dismantled cover assembly again and then removed the brake system. Then they removed the electric motor shaft.

They changed the bearing in the workshop and mounted the shaft.

The technicians reassembled the brake.

For the test, 1,200 kg of equipment was attached to the lifting operation by the ship’s personnel. However, the crane did not lift the load. The problem that the chief engineer reported before was that the crane lifted the load, but the brakes did not work.

Then both crane brake settings and controls were made by Alatas Turkey technicians. The technicians tested with equipment weighing 3 T together with two cranes.

Lastly, The technicians observed that it successfully lifted the load and there was no leakage in its brakes.

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